Grammys 2016 winners list: Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar take home awards

Performances, tributes outnumber awards during Grammys telecast
WATCH: Taylor Swift has become the first woman to win two best album Grammys, while The Weeknd led Canadian artists among the winners on a night in which several music legends were remembered. Eric Sorensen reports.

It was a night of career firsts for Canadian artists at the 58th Grammy Awards.

Both Justin Bieber and The Weeknd walked away as early winners in a pre-telecast ceremony leading up to the main show on Monday, and both of the super-hot artists delivered stellar performances at the awards show.

Here is a list of the major Grammy Award winners.

Best rap album

“2014 Forest Hills Drive”: J. Cole
“Compton”: Dr. Dre
“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”: Drake
WINNER: “To Pimp A Butterfly”: Kendrick Lamar
“The Pinkprint”: Nicki Minaj

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Best country album

“Montevallo”: Sam Hunt
“Pain Killer”: Little Big Town
“The Blade”: Ashley Monroe
“Pageant Material”: Kacey Musgraves
WINNER: “Traveller”: Chris Stapleton

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Song of the year

“Alright”: Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space”: Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush”: Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again”: Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
WINNER: “Thinking Out Loud”: Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)

Best new artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
WINNER: Meghan Trainor

Album of the year

“Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes
“To Pimp a Butterfly” by Kendrick Lamar
“Traveller” by Chris Stapleton
WINNER: “1989” by Taylor Swift
“Beauty Behind the Madness” by The Weeknd

Record of the year

“Really Love” by D’Angelo and the Vanguard
WINNER: “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space” by Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd

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Best dance recording

“We’re All We Need”: Above & Beyond featuring Zoë Johnston
“Go”: The Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me”: Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I)”: Gallants
WINNER: “Where Are Ü Now”: Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

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Best pop duo/group performance

“Ship To Wreck”: Florence + The Machine
“Sugar”: Maroon 5
WINNER: “Uptown Funk”: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
“Bad Blood”: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“See You Again”: Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Pluth

Best urban contemporary album

“Ego Death”: The Internet
“You Should Be Here”: Kehlani
“Blood”: Lianne La Havas
“Wildheart”: Miguel
WINNER: “Beauty Behind the Madness”: The Weeknd

Best alternative music album

WINNER: “Sound & Color”: Alabama Shakes
“Vulnicura”: Björk
“The Waterfall”: My Morning Jacket
“Currents”: Tame Impala
“Star Wars”: Wilco

Best rock performance

WINNER: “Don’t Wanna Fight” : Alabama Shakes
“What Kind of Man”: Florence + The Machine
“Something From Nothing”: Foo Fighters
“Ex’s & Oh’s”: Elle King
“Moaning Lisa Smile”: Wolf Alice

For a complete list of winners in all categories, visit the Grammys site.

With files from The Canadian Press

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